Acer announces new Chromebook lineup, including the world’s first 17-inch model

Since the introduction of Chromebooks Acer has been leading the market with the introduction of modern-day technology and innovation in its Chromebook lineup. Acer, today announced an absolute ton of new laptops. The lineup includes a host of productivity-focused machines, with some specifically tuned for mobile creators, and there are also some new Acer Chromebooks including the world’s first 17.3-inch Chromebook

The models include:

  • Acer Chromebook 317
  • Acer Chromebook Spin 713
  • Acer Chromebook 514
  • Acer Chromebook 314

All these models are covering different types of user based on their needs,

The Acer Chromebooks 317 targets multitasking users, giving them the workspace they need for enjoying streamed content and getting more work done with its new 17.3-inch display. Powered by the new generation Intel Celeron processors these books come with great battery life with up to 10hrs listed on paper. With this big form factor, it is equipped with a good full-size keyboard and a 10 key num pad, and a big precision trackpad, also including 2 USB3.2 type-c ports for I/O. The Acer Chromebook 317 (CB317-1H) will be available in North America in June starting at USD 379.99.

The Acer Chromebook Spin 713 is the world’s first Chromebook to be based on Intel’s new Evo Platform now available with the latest 11th gen Intel core i7 processors for the user who need high performance and efficient battery life, the model features best-in-class connectivity via two full-function USB Type-C ports with Thunderbolt 4 for data transfers, power delivery and sharing video and audio to external displays. It’s available with an Intel Core i3, i5, or i7 processor, with up to 16GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. The Acer Chromebook Spin 713 (CP713-3W) will be available in North America in June starting at USD 699.99.

Among the line-up were two 14inch models for those in the market looking for a Chrome OS device that’s plenty capable but a little more affordable.

The Acer Chromebook 514 offers maximum performance with fast boot-up speeds and wake-sleep functionality equipped with the latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors for students as well as a home business. Long working hours and connectivity will not be a hurdle with up to 10hrs of battery life and Wifi6 and can be configured with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. This model also includes support for two thunderbolt 4 ports in its I/O. The Acer Chromebook 514 (CB514-1W) will be available in North America in October starting at USD 599.99

The Acer Chromebook 314 has an ultraportable form factor weighing around 1.5kgs(3.31lbs) for people who are always on the go with one of the longest battery back up to 15hrs rated. It comes with a new octa-core processor MediaTek MT8183 with up to 8GB of ram, which combined with the new 14-inch FHD (1920*1080) IPS display (with touch screen options) becomes a powerful media consumption device. This form factor comes with a compromise of only one USB-C port. The Acer Chromebook 314 (CB314-2H) will be available in North America in July starting at USD 269.99